Implants are a major advance in dental technology and have become the healthiest, most conservative form of tooth replacement we have today. Implants replace single or multiple missing teeth and have a very high success rate when executed properly. An implant is essentially a screw that is precisely placed into your jaw bone to replace your root structure and provide a foundation for your replacement tooth. Typically, the process for a dental implant is as follows:
While implants can seem like a long process, when considered over your lifetime it is a worthwhile time investment for many reasons, most importantly you will have a full set of teeth to chew with. Dr. Andrew Sloan has taken over 300 continuing education hours specifically in implant dentistry as well as completing a residency which gave him a much higher level of understanding than you would get from dental school alone.
While Dr. Andrew Sloan does place implants, there are certain situations where he may want to involve a specialist for placement of the implant or implants to ensure the best outcome for the patient, however you can feel confident that the final tooth or teeth will be restored to the highest standard.